Duke Football BIO
54 C.J. France
CAREER: Lettered four (2011-12-13-14) seasons … a two-time Academic All-ACC choice … played in 47 career games with 20 starts, including eight as a senior … totaled 162 tackles, 3.0 tackles for loss, 0.5 quarterback sacks, three pass breakups, one interception, one caused fumble and one fumble recovery ... recorded 21 career games with four tackles, including a career-high 15-stop outing at Georgia Tech in 2012 ... owns 26 career games with two or more tackles ... turned in a personal-best four contests with seven or more stops in 2014 … on the field for 1,760 career snaps.
2014: Played in 11 games and started eight, including the final seven contests of the season ... missed the Troy and Kansas weeks due to injury ... booked a career second-best 59 tackles, 1.5 tackles for lost yardage and 0.5 sacks … ranked sixth on the team with 59 total tackles … had 42 stops on rushes and 13 on pass plays … a contributor on special teams with one hit on a kickoff return and two on punt returns … added first career fumble recovery, against Wake Forest in the regular season finale … tallied a half sack against North Carolina for first quarterback drop of career … booked a personal second-best 13 tackles in double overtime victory at Pittsburgh … contest was one of two in career reaching double-digit tackles … averaged 7.14 tackles per game during the last seven contests of the year … on the field for 539 total snaps.